Oud Tobacco 2020

Oud Tobacco by Montale
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Oud Tobacco is a new perfume by Montale for men and was released in 2020. The scent is sweet-spicy. Projection and longevity are above-average. It is still available to purchase. Pronunciation
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Fragrance Notes

Citrus fruitsCitrus fruits
CuminCumin
Sumach
FrankincenseFrankincense
OudOud
Orange blossomOrange blossom
Tonka beanTonka bean
TobaccoTobacco

Ratings

Scent

8.299 Ratings

Longevity

9.092 Ratings

Sillage

8.693 Ratings

Bottle

7.892 Ratings

Value for money

7.945 Ratings
Submitted by OPomone, last update on 16.10.2021.
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8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
9
Sillage
Giggs1980
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Spicebomb alternative
Convincing fragrance from Montale.
My first Montale at all knows how to please.
I totally celebrate the Spicebomb-like scents at the moment. Now also comes the season, where more and more spices may purely in a fragrance.

At first you smell the fruity touch which turns into bubblegum flair.
Oud is only very faintly perceptible, but rounds off the whole great.
After that, it remains pretty linear until the end, which is not to mean anything negative.
Thus, it makes him the ideal fragrance for everyday life. He does not tick off and you get compliments.

My filling is used up.........give me more of it.
5
Scent
4
Longevity
5
Sillage
7
Bottle
Fancyfranzi
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The Montales and Me - It Won't Be Love :(
The notes read so promising, youtubers are praising it to the skies, it has great reviews - I had to have it! And I wanted to like it so badly. Maybe it's my skin chemistry, or my nose, in any case, unfortunately, not much happens on my skin: In the top note I smell tobacco and after about 10 minutes it smells like an average men's drugstore fragrance. Hardly noticeable after an hour, hardly any sillage. I had a similar experience with Roses Musk. No matter how much I sprayed, I could barely detect it. Why is that?
7 Replies
7
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8
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
Landshark321

195 Reviews
Landshark321
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Nice mix of the two main notes, another solid Montale release
Oud Tobacco is one of Montale’s recent releases and is a mix of the two eponymous notes, with some citrus, spices, and sweets, which yields a sort of spicy, sharp, woody, resinous, sweet mix that’s very workable and apt for cooler weather. Cumin is the main listed note that accounts for the spicy, slightly animalic quality present throughout, but the oud itself does not contribute in an animalic or medicinal way, from what I can tell, but rather supports the sort of smoky, resinous undercurrent below the cumin, tobacco, and sweet contribution of tonka. The citrus / orange blossom notes are faint, at best, as the fragrance does not seem to express them very clearly to me at any point. Rather, there’s a generally well-blendedness and creaminess throughout most of the fragrance, and I imagine that the orange blossom especially helps facilitate a smoother blend.

Overall, it’s a very powerful and very agreeable entry, even though it somehow reminds me slightly of designer releases (i.e. Bvlgari Man in Black, albeit with less of a V&R Spicebomb vibe) while having its own character. It’s not quite as interesting as a couple releases from Mancera / Montale from about a year ago (Precious Oud and Oud Dream, respectively) but it remains impressive that their empire can churn out good releases so consistently.

In the US, Oud Tobacco is sold by Krystal Fragrance and Beverly Hills Perfumery with the standard pricing of $170 for 100ml.

7 out of 10

Statements

BoBoChampBoBoChamp 8 months ago
8
Scent
9
Longevity
8
Sillage
Initially boozy spicy-citric, this gently smoky, warm and earthy, fruity-floral Fall fragrance, settles to a creamy/sweet earthy-woody base.
BertolucciKBertolucciK 9 months ago
7.5
Scent
9
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
Citrus opening with spices, tobacco and slightly boozy. In the drydown, I get a cozy tonka bean with an unlisted cedar (maybe orange leaves)

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